Cutaneous malignant melanoma: facts about sunbeds and sunscreen

@article{Autier2005CutaneousMM,
  title={Cutaneous malignant melanoma: facts about sunbeds and sunscreen},
  author={P. Autier},
  journal={Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={821 - 833}
}
  • P. Autier
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy
The incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma is still increasing in most light-skinned populations. Sunscreen use has been proposed for the primary prevention of melanoma. However, sunscreen use may increase time spent in the sun when users are willing to acquire a tan or to stay in the sun for a long time, which may increase melanoma risk. When sun exposure is not associated with the desire to acquire a tan or stay in the sun for a long time, sunscreen use may prevent squamous cell skin… Expand
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